College of Design News

Sports Product Design Student Carly Conduff Wins Woolmark Performance Challenge

The graduate student was recognized for her three-tiered apparel system for elite female athletes competing in the Volvo Ocean Race.

CELA Awards First-Year MLA Students the 2021 Creative Scholarship Honorable Mention

The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture recognized the landscape architecture students for their project ‘Post-Pesticide Eugene.’

The School of Architecture & Environment Welcomes Michael Zaretsky as New Department of Architecture Head

Coming from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, Zaretsky discusses his commitment to sustainability, social justice, and public interest design in architecture.

Dyana Mason Writes about the Effect of COVID-19 on Nonprofits for The Conversation

The PPPM Assistant Professor co-authored a piece about how the pandemic has affected budgets, fundraising, and operations for nonprofits nationwide.

John Arroyo Speaks to Racial and Climate Justice on ‘Weekend Edition’

OPB featured the PPPM assistant professor and director of the new Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice.

Keith Eggener on the World’s Most Famous Resting Place

The Marion D. Ross Distinguished Professor of Architectural History talks to How Stuff Works about Père Lachaise, the legendary Parisian cemetery.

Hiba Ali Talks to Hyperallergic about Art, Language, Tech, and Oppression

The art publication features an in-depth conversation with the assistant professor of art that covers topics from the exploitation of Amazon employees to her Indian Ocean region heritage.

PPPM Associate Professor's smoke sensors are part of network for World Athletics Championships

Benjamin Clark is overseeing the installation of 25 PurpleAir wildfire smoke sensors including locations throughout campus.

What’s Your Favorite Street?

The PPPM team behind the new book Rethinking Streets During COVID-19 shares their favorite thoroughfares around the world.

A Designer and the Boundless Promise of Sculpture

Alum Ryan Everson recounts his journey from studying sculpture at the Department of Art to co-founding a creative-build firm in Portland.

Dezeen Showcases Five SAE Student Projects on Environmental Justice and Inclusivity

Five architecture students present designs—ranging from a water research facility to an education hub in an underserved Portland neighborhood—for a sustainable urban design studio

IPRE and Partners Release First COVID-19 Recovery Planning Tool, and It’s Free

The UO’s Institute for Policy Research and Engagement co-authored a blueprint to help U.S. communities recover from the pandemic

Supporting a Sea Change in Architecture

Design practitioners share why they give to the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative.

PPPM Launches the ‘Sustainable Communities and the Public Good’ Academic Residential Community

The ARC, opening fall 2021, will host up to 35 first-year students who share a passion for planning.

Alison Kwok Named Distinguished Professor

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture recognized the most admired architecture professor for her innovative and inspiring teaching methods.